Jayne Augoye

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Jim Iyke, Rude Boy ‘fight’ over lover in new video

Everyone is talking about 'Somebody's Baby', a new video by Rude Boy, one half of the disbanded singing duo, Psquare . The video, which was shot by award-winning director, Clarence Peter, sees Rude Boy try his best to win a girlfriend of another man played by Jim Iyke. While Jim…

Actress Euchari Anunobi marks son’s posthumous birthday

Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi, has celebrated her son’s posthumous birthday. PREMIUM TIMES learnt that Raymond had been battling with sickle cell anaemia, and finally died at the age of 15 in August 2017. The veteran actress shared photos from her visit to the orphanage as she celebrated her late son…

BBNAIJA: Housemate Tobi reveals how he contacted STD at 17

Big Brother housemate, Tobi Bakare, on Friday revealed how he contracted a sexually transmitted disease, gonorrhoea, at 17. Tobi opened up on his sexual experience while presenting a topic on ‘the practice safe sex using condom.’ According to him, he was sexually active at the age of 12; and after…

Hollywood star, Lucien Morgan, stars in new Nollywood film

A veteran Hollywood star, Lucien Morgan, is one of the lead cast in a new Nollywood film, 'In a Strange Land', which opens in Nigerian cinemas from March 2. Lucien, who is best known for his roles in Hollywood hits like, American Werewolf in London and Futures, starred alongside several…

BBNaija: 2017 winner, Efe, blasts critics ‘who regret voting for him’

The 2017 Big Brother Naija winner, Efe Ejeba, has lashed out at Nigerians who say they regret voting for him during the competition. Efe, who ventured into music since the show ended, took to his Twitter page on Wednesday to blast fans who have been criticising his songs, ‘AmSorryAmWinning’. Efe's…

Ghanaian boxer, Ayittey Powers, beats up comedian on Live TV

A viral video of a popular Ghanaian boxer, Ayittey Powers, beating up comedian Baba Spirit has caused a stir on social media. Popular Ghanaian media personality, Ameyaw Debrah, posted the video on Instagram. The controversial boxer recently lost his cool on a live TV programme, Anigyekrom, a Ghanian Show, after…

Davido announces his songs go diamond, platinum in sales

Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke aka Davido, has announced that his hit songs “If” and “Fall” have gone diamond and platinum in sales respectively. An album or track goes platinum once it has hit a certain number of sales. The exact number of album sales required to go platinum varies…

Freedom Foundation screens ‘Lagos diaries’ in Lagos

A real-life documentary series titled, ‘My Lagos Dairies’ was screened to select members of the press at the FilmHouse IMAX Cinema, Lekki, Lagos, over the weekend. Freedom Foundation, a faith based not-for-profit organisation of the House of Freedom, put it together. Filmed in a diary-like format, My Lagos Diaries chronicles…

David Alaba’s sister, Rose May, eyes Nigerian music industry

Many Nigerians are looking forward to the day Bayern Munich forward, David Alaba, will play for the Super Eagles. However, if that doesn't happen, there is at least, a consolation from the family member of the football star. This is because his sister, Rose May Alaba, has her eyes on…

#BBNAIJA : Khloe, K.Brule disqualified

Team KSquare: Khloe and K-Brule, have been disqualified from the ongoing Big Brother Naija house. Their disqualification stems from their behavior on Saturday night as they were both issued a strike each, including the strike from a couple of weeks ago making it a total of three strikes. Khloe was…

How I landed a role in the Black Panther movie – Nigerian-born actress, Sope Aluko

Weeks ago, Nigerians were elated to hear that a Nollywood actress had made her Hollywood debut in Marvel's “Avengers: Infinity War”. The excitement was short-lived after it was discovered to be a fluke. However, Nigeria finally got a stake in a Marvel Studios film with the release of one of…

RMD, 2baba, others grace Black Panther Nigerian premiere

The Nigerian premiere of Marvel Studio’s blockbuster hit, Black Panther, was held on Thursday night at the Filmhouse IMAX cinema, Lekki, Lagos. The premiere was organised by the United States Consulate in celebration of the Black History month. The Consul General, F. John Bray, hosted business, political and senior government…

Dbanj drops new video ‘Shoulda’

With his first single of 2018, Issa Banger, still enjoying generous airplay on radio and television, the Kokomaster, Dbanj, has dropped the video to his single, Shoulda. The song is off the album, King Don Come. Directed by Unlimited LA, the song/video is reminiscent of Dbanj’s hit songs, like Scapegoat,…

Tonto Dikeh, ex-husband, reunite for son’s birthday

Controversial Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh, and her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, have put their differences aside, at least for a day, to mark their son's second birthday on Friday. The birthday celebration took place at their son, King Andre's school in Abuja. This move comes as surprise to fans especially…

Harrysong signs Alter Plate’s first female artist, Lami Phillips

Alter Plate Music has signed its first female artist, Lami Phillips. The Neo-Soul/Afro-pop singer was unveiled as the First Lady of Alter Plate Music which is run by singer, Harrison Okiri, better known as Harrysong. She was unveiled on Friday in Lagos. The singer has been on the music scene…

Femi Kuti drops new single

Legendary singer, Femi Kuti, has dropped a song of hope and optimism, titled ‘Na Their Way Be That’. The track is from his forthcoming 10th Long Play (LP, a collection of music that qualifies as a full album release and usually lasts 40 minutes or have 10 tracks at the…

How Osinbajo’s daughter, Oludamilola, got ‘hooked’ in Church

The Internet has been buzzing since it was revealed that Oludamilola, the daughter of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is engaged to Oluseun Bakare. The groom is said to be the son of a socialite, Bola Shagaya, who is better known as an ally of ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan. This news…

Austin Agbonsuremi

Why I am leaving AIT, Raypower FM — Austin Agbonsuremi

Austin Agbonsuremi, a top official of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Raypower FM, is an influential and widely known voice and face across the country. But on Wednesday, he announced his departure from a platform for which he has worked for more than two decades. On Thursday morning,…

Actress Eniola Badmus wins N7 million reality show

A Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, has emerged winner of the maiden edition of Celebrity Housemates reality TV show. As the winner, Badmus received a cash prize of N7 million and will also enjoy many perks. Themed “Convergence of Culture, Lifestyle & Entertainment”, the show, which is geared towards promoting peace…

Nigeria’s Kehinde Wiley paints Obama’s official portrait

The official portrait of former American President Barack Obama painted by a Nigerian, Kehinde Wiley, was unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Not only did Mr. Obama become the first African-American president to have a portrait in the National Portrait Gallery, Mr. Wiley also became the first…

Five things you shouldn’t buy in Lagos traffic

A few years ago, a popular Nigerian comedian jocularly said it was possible to cook a pot of soup in a typical Lagos traffic. As funny as it sounded at the time, it is, in fact, now a reality. A typical Lagos traffic can be likened to a market. Apart…

Ayobami Adebayo. (Photo by David Levenson_Getty Images)

Nigerian author nominated for top global literary award

"Stay With Me,” a brilliant debut novel by Ayobami Adebayo has made the long list of the Wellcome Book Prize. The Wellcome Book Prize is an annual British literary award sponsored by Wellcome Trust, a biomedical research charity based in London, United Kingdom. The award, "celebrates the topics of health and medicine…

Ebony Reigns (Modern Ghana)

Ghanaian music star, Ebony Reigns, dies in car crash

A popular Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Ebony Reigns, has been reported dead. She died in a road accident that occurred Thursday evening on the Sunyani-Kumasi road in Ghana. According to Ghanajoynews, the 20-year-old singer and two military officers were in an SUV from Sunyani heading towards Kumasi when their vehicle had…

‘Dusty Manuscript’ contest for budding writers berths in Lagos

Budding Nigerian writers can now take their dusty manuscripts off the shelf and submit them for a chance to win publishing deals. This is because 'The Dusty Manuscript’, a corporate social responsibility initiative of GTBank has been launched at the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba Lagos. The contest is organised in…

M.I announces release date for 4th studio album ‘Yung Denzel’

Rapper M.I through his social media platforms on Thursday confirmed a release date for his fourth-studio album titled, Yung Denzel. The album is due to be released in May. The album announcement came with a short clip that features Tay Iwar's unmistakable voice and shots of M.I in full-on reflective…